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TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Nolan Bertain rises up for a three-point attempt during his team's 90-77 loss to Jefferson in the MLK Invitational at Lewis & Clark College on Monday.
January 17, 2017

Top-ranked Jefferson takes down West Linn boys 90-77

by Miles Vance
The Lions trail by just five with 5:36 to play, then see the Democrats pull away
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Kennedi Byram tries to shoot over Grant's Nina Radford during the Generals' 56-54 win on Monday in the 2017 MLK Invitational at Lewis & Clark College.
January 16, 2017

Slideshow: Grant 56, West Linn 54

by Miles Vance
The Generals come from behind to win in the 2017 MLK Invitational at Lewis and Clark College
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jalen Thompson soars to the basket during his team's 90-77 loss to Jefferson in the 2017 MLK Invitational at Lewis & Clark College on MOnday.
January 16, 2017

Slideshow: Jefferson 90, West Linn 77

by Miles Vance
The top-ranked Democrats pull away to beat West Linn's boys on Monday


REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City's N'Dea Flye is averaging 12.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 3.9 steals in 10 games for the defending Mt. Hood Conference-champion Pioneers.
January 15, 2017

Flye, Goodman named McDonald's Game nominees

by Jim Beseda
Oregon City's N'Dea Flye and La Salle Prep's Aleah Goodman was among the high school girls' basketball selected as nominees to play in the March 29 event at the United Center in Chicago.
PHILLIP HAWKINS / PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP - Molalla sophomore Mattie Myers looks for a teammate to pass the ball to during the Indians' 26-48 loss at North Marion Tuesday.
January 12, 2017

Molalla snaps winning streak with loss to Huskies

by Phillip Hawkins
Indians' 26 points versus North Marion are lowest of the season
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Molalla senior Garrett Thrower looks for a temamate to pass the ball to during th Indians' 67-35 loss to North Marion at home on Tuesday.
January 12, 2017

Indians continue to struggle against teams with size, fall by 32…

by Conner Williams
Senior Garrett Thrower: lack of chemistry cause for team's trouble
DAN BROOD - Tigard senior guard Luke Smith goes up to the basket during the Tigers' win over Sherwood.
January 12, 2017

Tigers hold off Bowmen inTRL battle

by Dan Brood
Tigard starts off strong and comes away with a 71-55 victory
January 12, 2017

Timberwolves run to victory over Newberg

by The Times
Tualatin's scheduled Three Rivers League game at Canby postponed due to snow
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - The Southridge girls basketball team walks off the floor after losing to La Salle in the Nike Interstate Shootout on Thursday.
January 04, 2017

Falcons' hot shooting upends Southridge

by Matt Singledecker
Goodman, Wedman go off against Skyhawks at NIS Zoom out beyond a single game and one loss won't do much to subdue the Southridge girls basketball team's self-confidence. Big-picture perspective,…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - West Linn senior point guard Braden Olsen scored a team-high 25 points and dished out eight assists in the Lions' win over Jesuit.
December 28, 2016

West Linn fends off courageous Crusader comeback at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Jesuit nearly pulls off last-second upheaval of defending champs Back and forth they went late in the fourth quarter, Cameron Parker and Matt Lang — Jesuit's southpaw gunslingers — fearlessly…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior forward Isaac Overson passes to a teammate against Grant.
December 27, 2016

Samore guides Grant past Westview at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Junior forward stars down the stretch versus the Wildcats Great basketball players seem to have an inherent sense of when to play their best when it is needed most. For three quarters and…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton junior forward Jake Estep scored a team-high 20 points against Clackamas.
December 27, 2016

Beavers can't overcome cold shooting, fall to Clackamas

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton loses in first round of LSI The dream matchup Beaverton so coveted — the one against a sudden Seattle-based superpower with a potential NBA star who just so happens to be coached by an…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Daria Ruediger (left) battles Lake Oswego's Kali Drango for a rebound during the Lions' 60-53 victory on Tuesday at West Linn High School.
January 11, 2017

West Linn girls roar back to beat Lake Oswego 60-53 on Tuesday

by Miles Vance
West Linn shakes off a slow start to get a key win vs. Lake Oswego
SETH GORDON - Newberg point guard Taylor Rarick ducks under Canby wing Mackenzie Lee during the Tigers' 70-56 home win Friday night. Rarick scored 39 points.
January 11, 2017

Dynamic duo leads Newberg girls basketball team to 70-56 win…

by Seth Gordon
Taylor Rarick scores 39 points and Savanna Milroy adds 17 as Tigers find their stride versus the Cougars
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Glencoe's Isabel Womack grabs a rebound over Liberty's Danielle Llamas during the Tide's 66-39 win over Liberty.
January 11, 2017

Glencoe girls bomb Liberty 66-39

by Mark Kirchmeier
Abby Anderson scores 25 points and adds 10 rebounds to lead the Crimson Tide
SETH GORDON - Canby forward Austin Kirkwood rises for a shot during Canby's 53-50 win at Newberg Friday night.
January 11, 2017

Nate McDonald's triple lifts Canby boys basketball team to 53-50…

by Seth Gordon
The Cougars force a turnover in the final 10 seconds to set up the senior reserve's game-winning 3-pointer with 1.8 seconds remaining in 53-50 win
PHIL HAWKINS - St. Paul freshman Erin Counts led the Bucks with 15 points in the team's 34-30 victory over Central Linn on Friday.
January 11, 2017

Girls basketball: No. 8 St. Paul falls to No. 6 Kennedy,…

by Phil Hawkins
Buckaroos struggle against physical, athletic defense against defending state champions
PHIL HAWKINS - Gervais junior Nancy Guillen drives to the basket in the second half of the Cougars' 51-26 win over the Chemawa Braves on Friday.
January 11, 2017

Girls basketball: Gervais finds offensive rhythm in victory over…

by Phil Hawkins
Cougars win 51-26 to pick up team's first conference win
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Kennedy Fulcher (right) pulls a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Laura Erikstrup during the Lions' 60-53 win at West Linn High School on Tuesday.
January 10, 2017

Slideshow: West Linn 60, Lake Oswego 53

by Miles Vance
The Lions win a key game on a snow-strewn night in Three Rivers League play
HERALD PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Canby freshman Samantha Baguio made the first start of her career and scored seven points against Tualatin.
January 11, 2017

Girls basketball: Canby pulls away in second half and topples…

by Corey Buchanan
Cassidy Posey drops a game-high 25 points while Canby scores 27 points in the third quarter
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Kinsey Barnett draws a foul while taking a shot during the Vikings' 47-42 loss to West Albany Friday.
January 09, 2017

Friday's top five: A look back at the five biggest basketball…

by Miles Vance
Read here to find top games, scores, photo highlights and more
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Gillian Mair (bottom) and Lakeridge's Laura Barton fight for a loose ball during the Lakers' 60-24 victory at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
January 09, 2017

Lake Oswego girls power past Lakeridge 60-24 on Friday

by Miles Vance
The Lakers kick off their rivalry game with a 16-2 edge in the first quarter
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Senior Sam Grandle finds a lane for a layup during the Cougars' home game against Arlington Dec. 28.
January 09, 2017

Cougars start Valley 10 play 1-1

by Conner Williams
Slow third quarter halts Cougars' attempt to overthrow top 5-ranked Damascus Christian
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Molalla senior Will Schaefer goes in for a layup during the Indians' 53-36 home less to Valley Catholic last Friday.
January 09, 2017

Indians remain optimistic despite record

by Conner Williams
Molalla to begin league play Jan. 17 at home against Madras
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove guard Kyle Thompson drives to the hoop during the Vikings' 70-43 win over West Albany Friday night.
January 07, 2017

Check out our best high school basketball photos from Jan. 6,…

by Miles Vance
Images from games from across the greater metropolitan area shared here
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Putnam's Abigail Paul (right) handles the ball under pressure from Parkrose's Ayrianna McKinney during the second half of Friday's Northwest Oregon Conference game at Putnam High School.
January 11, 2017

Putnam girls roll past Parkrose in NWOC opener

by Jim Beseda
Four players scored in double figures for the Kingsmen in Friday's 70-33 blowout win over the Broncos at Putnam High School
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove's Katie Rebsom takes a shot during the Viking's 47-42 loss to West Albany Friday.
January 07, 2017

Furious FG girls rally falls short against West Albany

by Mark Kirchmeier
West Albany, unbeaten in league play, downs the Vikings 47-42
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - Hillsboro senior guard Sorain Dye (5) drives into the key between St. Helens junior post Myranda Northrup (10) and senior wing Maggie Cochran (3).
January 07, 2017

Lions girls' basketball will see Parkrose when winter weather…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens was the Broncos' last Northwest Oregon Conference win in Feb. 2014 in Portland
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Immanuel Allen dunks on Lake Oswego during his team's 61-54 win at Lake Oswego High School on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Slideshow: Lakeridge 61, Lake Oswego 54

by Miles Vance
The Pacers knock off their crosstown rivals behind Immanuel Allen's 18 points
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior point guard Cole Johanson finishes at the rim with the go-ahead hoop against Westview on Friday.
January 06, 2017

Johanson, Beavers battle past Westview

by Matt Singledecker
Beaverton's defense limits Wildcats in second half showing Through the expected struggle, Beaverton's battle never ceased. A double digit first-half deficit. Long scoring droughts. A demobilized…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Nate Ninteman snares a rebound away from Lake Oswego's Sterling Roberts during the Pacers' 61-54 victory at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Jan. 6 high school basketball scores are here

by Miles Vance
Read on to find out what happened with your favorite team
PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Lakeridge's Aundree Polk and the Pacers travel across town tonight to face Lake Oswego at Lake Oswego High School at 7:15 p.m. tonight.
January 06, 2017

Lake Oswego hosts Lakeridge in basketball civil war today

by Miles Vance
The girls game kicks off at 5:45 p.m. this afternoon, with the boys game to follow at 7:15 p.m.
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Christian Allen attacks the basket during his team's 61-54 win at Lake Oswego on Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Lakeridge boys step up late to beat Lake Oswego 61-54

by Miles Vance
The Pacers use a late 10-0 run to put away their crosstown rivals on Friday
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Katy Gilbert grimaces after grabbing a rebound in traffic during her team's 60-24 win over Lakeridge at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
January 06, 2017

Slideshow: Lake Oswego 60, Lakeridge 24

by Miles Vance
The Lakers leave nothing to chance in defeating their crosstown rivals on Friday
NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Forest Grove guard Kyle Thompson drives to the hoop during the Vikings' 70-43 win over West Albany Friday night.
January 06, 2017

Forest Grove boys thrash West Albany 70-43

by Mark Kirchmeier
The Vikings' Kyle Thompson leads all scores with 19 points
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - The Oregon City bench cheers another bucket in Friday's 54-32 win over Centennial (Gresham).
January 07, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Oregon City tops Centennial in boys prep hoops

by Pamplin Media Group
Centennial (Gresham) fell to Oregon City High School 54-32 in boys basketball Friday. Below is a slideshow from the game. OUTLOOK PHOTOS: JOSH KULLA…
PHIL HAWKINS - Gervais senior Alex Isiordia led the Cougars with 16 points, five rebounds and three steals in a 49-47 overtime loss to the Chemawa Braves.
January 07, 2017

Boys basketball: Gervais falls in overtime thriller to Chemawa

by Phil Hawkins
Cougars finish first week of league still searching for first PacWest victory The first week of league play for the Gervais boys basketball team ended in just about the most dramatic way…
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - Wilsonville wing Teagan McNamee surveys the defense while being pressured in a corner of the court.
January 06, 2017

Girls basketball: Wilsonville holds off Milwaukie in thrilling…

by Corey Buchanan
Milwaukie comes within one shot of tying its game against Wilsonville
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior forward Mason Elliott puts home the game-tying score against Century.
January 05, 2017

Wildcats fend off Jaguars in OT, ready for Beavers

by Matt Singledecker
Westview beats Century with defense in overtime With overtime came opportunity — a chance for the Westview boys basketball team to keep their spotless Metro League record intact, a shot to go…
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Laura Barton races upcourt during her team's 48-39 loss to Tualatin in Friday's final round of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School.
January 05, 2017

Taking a look back at the 2016 Nike Interstate Shootout

by Miles Vance
The Lake Oswego and Lakeridge girls basketball teams battle the best

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PMG PHOTO: DAVID BALL - St. Stephens sophomore Caden Storm boxes out an Open Door Christian player during his team's 44-25 loss at Gresham on Tuesday.
Jan 05, 2017

St. Stephens boys fall to Open Door 44-25 on Tuesday

by The Review
The Archers struggle in the first half but step up in the game's final quarters
HILLSBORO TRIBUNE PHOTO: CHASE ALLGOOD - Liberty's Nathanael Boyer drives to the hoop during the Falcons' loss to Southridge Tuesday.
Jan 05, 2017

Southridge boys power past Liberty 69-59

by Mark Kirchmeier
The Skyhawks overcome a four point halftime deficit to beat the host Falcons
DAN BROOD - Sherwood senior post Calahan Crawford (23) looks to go up to the basket during the Lady Bowmen's 50-24 win over West Salem in the championship game of the Nike Interstate Shootout on Friday.
Jan 05, 2017

Lady Bowmen roll to tourney title

by Dan Brood
Sherwood shuts down West Salem in Nike Interstate Shootout championship tilt
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Molalla junior wing Alicia Schultz fights for the ball with Scappoose senior center Kaylie Kopra during Molalla's 56-40 win at home on Jan. 4.
Jan 05, 2017

Molalla girls grab third win in a row

by Conner Williams
Indians move to .500, grab No. 13 rank after 56-40 win over Scappoose
DAN BROOD - Tigard junior post Austin Dufort (center) looks to keep the ball from Central's Josh Rodriguez (left) and Brendan Lesmeister.
Jan 05, 2017

Not perfect, but Tigers get the win

by Dan Brood
Tigard boys open tourney play with 48-34 victory over Central
DAN BROOD - Tualatin High School sophomore Anna Withers (right) drives with the ball during the Timberwolves' game with Hermiston last week at the Nike Interstate Shootout.
Jan 05, 2017

Wolves battle, but tipped at tourney

by Dan Brood
Tualatin looks to keep improving as it returns to Three Rivers League
PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Lakeridge senior Nate Ninteman brings the ball upcourt ahead of Tualatin senior Johnny Harvey.
Jan 04, 2017

Lakeridge boys roll to victory in Canby tournament

by Miles Vance
The Pacers win three straight, continue their sterling start to 2016-17
PMG PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Lakeridge sophomore Christian Allen tries to work his way between Tualatin seniors Hayden Deuna (left) and Johnny Harvey.
Jan 04, 2017

Lakeridge boys win a wild one, beat Tualatin 57-54

by Dan Brood
Lakeridge opens Three Rivers play with 57-54 victory over Tualatin
PIONEER FILE PHOTO - Photo Illustration
Jan 04, 2017

Inclement weather forces sports cancellations

by Conner Williams
Area schools cancel games Wednesday, Thursday due to school closures
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Gladstone's Quinn Carl (22) drives on Tillamook's Seth Rumage (5) during the second half of Tuesday's non-conference boys' basketball game at Gladstone High School.
Jan 04, 2017

Gladstone boys falter down stretch, fall to Tillamook

by Jim Beseda
The Cheesmakers used a 14-2 run to turn a six-point deficit into a 47-41 lead with 3:23 to play in Tuesday's non-conference boys' basketball game at Gladstone High School.
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - The Indians hit the road looking to start a win streak against Cascade on Friday in Turner.
Jan 04, 2017

Indians boys' hoops stays unbeaten in the new year

by Jake McNeal
Scappoose beats visiting Molalla on Wednesday, will play at Cascade on Friday
PHIL HAWKINS - The return of starting point guard Kaylee Brown from injury should help provide a spark to the Kennedy offense.
Jan 04, 2017

Girls basketball: Kennedy girls fight through recent slide

by Phil Hawkins
Trojans have been working to find their identity on offense
SPOTLIGHT PHOTO: JAKE MCNEAL - From left, Matt Anderson, Jacob Falk, Trenton Minich (12), Nate Shaffer (10), Drake Dow (22) and the Lions can start Northwest Oregon Conference fast against visiting Hillsboro at 7:15 p.m. on Friday.
Jan 04, 2017

Lions boys' hoops runs into treacherous Northwest Oregon…

by Jake McNeal
St. Helens falls at Class 2A No. 8 Columbia Christian on Thursday, will host Hillsboro in conference opener on Friday
PHIL HAWKINS - Gervais senior Pedro Hernandez came off the bench to score eight points in a 48-45 loss to La Pine on Dec. 28.
Jan 04, 2017

Boys basketball: Cougars continue to work in face of losses

by Phil Hawkins
Gervais boys look to end slide against Scio in conference opener
HERALD PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN - North Marion guard Griffin Henry flies past a South Albany defender before attempting a lay-in.
Jan 04, 2017

Boys basketball: Undefeated South Albany sneaks by North Marion

by Corey Buchanan
The Huskies lead for the majority of the game but fall to 5A South Albany
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview sophomore post Kamryn Jones and the Wildcat defense stopped Sunset on the final possession on Tuesday.
Jan 04, 2017

Westview digs deep, stops Sunset late for win

by Matt Singledecker
Wildcats play stellar defense on final play to beat Apollos Fittingly, in a game dictated by tight-fisted defense, the latest Sunset-Westview girls basketball grudge match boiled down to one…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Lexie Pritchard grimaces as she goes up for a shot during her team's 60-51 win over Jesuit in the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
Jan 03, 2017

West Linn girls finish Nike Interstate Shootout with 60-51 win…

by Miles Vance
The Crusaders rally from a big deficit to lead before the Lions pull away
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle Prep's Taycee Wedin scored 36 points on 14-for-26 shooting with five three-pointers in Friday's 67-34 victory over South Salem.
Jan 01, 2017

La Salle rocks South Salem to claim Shootout title, 67-34

by Jim Beseda
Taycee Wedin's 36 points paces the Class 5A Falcons in wire-to-wire win over the defending Class 6A state champion Saxons in Friday's Nike Interstate Shootout final at Lake Oswego High School
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Oregon City's Kylie Guelsdorf drives for two of her game-high 18 points in Friday's 57-43 vicotry over Clackamas during Friday's Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 31, 2016

Oregon City downs rival Clackmas for fourth place

by Jim Beseda
Twin sisters Kaari and Kylie Guelsdorf combined to score 33 points and pace the Pioneers to a 57-43 win in Friday's Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Ellie Moreland battles for possession of the ball during her team's 68-36 win over Central Catholic on Friday in the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 30, 2016

Slideshow: Lake Oswego 68, Central Catholic 36

by Miles Vance
The Lakers save one of their best performances for the last day of the Nike Interstate Shootout
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Sierra Zevenbergen goes to the basket during her team's 48-39 loss to Tualatin in Friday's final round of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 30, 2016

Slideshow: Tualatin 48, Lakeridge 39

by Miles Vance
The Timberwolves knock off the Pacers in both teams' Nike Interstate Shootout finale on Friday
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Andrew Meskel land the Lakers are back in action at noon today against Churchill in the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 30, 2016

Lakeridge, Lake Oswego teams now in final day of holiday hoop…

by Miles Vance
Friday'S tournament schedule includes games in Lake Oswego, Hillsboro and Canby
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Maddie Grimes lofts a shot during her team's 48-39 loss to Tualatin in Friday's final round of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 30, 2016

Lakeridge girls drop Interstate Shootout finale to Tualatin 48-39

by Miles Vance
The Pacers fall a fourth straight time in the tourney but learn important lessons along the way
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Kennedi Byram makes a move during her team's 60-51 win over Jesuit in the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School on Friday.
Dec 30, 2016

Slideshow: West Linn 60, Jesuit 51

by Miles Vance
The Lions girls basketball team finishes the Nike Interstate Shootout with a win
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Grace James stares down a Pleasant Hill defender as she prepares to drive for the basket.
Dec 30, 2016

Lady Viks battle on the road

by Conner Williams
Colton to begin PacWest play at Jefferson High Jan. 4
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - 
 Logan Wallaert drives the lane for a layup during the Vikings' 46-34 win over Pleasant Hill on Dec. 27 at the Regis Holiday Tournament.
Dec 30, 2016

Viks take second at Regis tourney, obliterate St. Paul next day

by Conner Williams
Logan Wallaert puts up 31 points and 10 rebounds on the Buckaroos
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - La Salle's Aleah Goodman knocked the ball away from Southridge's Natalie Hoff in the waning seconds of the Falcons' 54-53 victory in Thursday's semifinals of the Nike Interstate Shootout.
Dec 30, 2016

La Salle shocks Southridge, 54-53, reaches Shootout final

by Jim Beseda
The Falcons used 13 three-pointers - six by Taycee Wedin - and solid interior defense to knock of the previously unbeaten Skyhawks in Thursday's semifinals of the Nike Interstate Shootout at…
TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Beaverton senior Jamie Sweatman scored 10 points and added a team-high eight rebounds to help the Beavers beat Westview at the Les Schwab Invitational.
Jan 04, 2017

Beaverton wins 'ugly' over Westview at LSI

by Matt Singledecker
Beavers do it with defense, hold on late in fourth quarter It doesn't matter if it's a summer league game, a de facto Metro League championship contest or an offensively challenged, yet…
Clackamas' Elijah Gonzales (left) and Hunter Coyle celebrate after defeating four-time defending Oregon state champion West Linn 88-87 in the Les Schwab Innvitational at Liberty High School on Thursday. TIDINGS PHOTOS: MILES VANCE
Dec 29, 2016

Slideshow: Clackamas 88, West Linn 87

by Miles Vance
The Lions boys basketball team sees its long Oregon winning streak snapped in the LSI
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Lexie Pritchard and her Lion teammates continue play in the Nike Interstate Shootout both today (Thursday, Dec. 29) and tomorrow at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 29, 2016

West Linn boys and girls teams still alive in holiday hoop…

by Miles Vance
Check out our update with game scores to date and game dates still to come
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lakeridge's Sierra Zevenbergen and her Pacer teammates continue play in the Nike Interstate Shootout through Friday at Lake Oswego High School.
Dec 29, 2016

Lakeridge, Lake Oswego teams still alive in holiday hoop…

by Miles Vance
Check out our update with game scores to date and game dates still to come
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Keishon Dawkins scores during his team's 87-86 loss to Clackamas in the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2016

Clackamas boys step up to knock off West Linn 88-87

by Miles Vance
The Thursday loss ends the Lions' 37-game in-state winning streak
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton post Hunter Sweet goes to the basket during his team's 63-52 overtime win over Lake Oswego in the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2016

Fast start fades as Lake Oswego boys lose 63-52 in OT to…

by Miles Vance
The Lakers lead 27-11 after one quarter before Beaverton rallies for victory
REVIEW PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Lake Oswego's Josh Angle goes up to attempt a layin while Beaverton's Beau Sheeran flies in from the right side to block it during the Beavers' 63-52 win in the Les Schwab Invitational Tournament at Liberty High School on Thursday.
Dec 29, 2016

Slideshow: Beaverton 63, Lake Oswego 52 (OT)

by Miles Vance
The Lakers lead big early, but can't hold on in Thursday loss to Beaverton
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Derek Halverson pulls back for a two during the Cougars' matchup against Arlington on Dec. 28.
Dec 29, 2016

Goose egg first quarter dashes hopes for Cougar boys

by Conner Williams
Country Christian got within seven points late in the game
LON AUSTIN / CENTRAL OREGONIAN - Alicia Schultz goes to the hoop against Mary Schorn of Banks. Banks won a close game 43-40.
Dec 29, 2016

Molalla girls nearly usurp Banks

by Conner Williams
Big fourth quarter not enough to pull out win over no. 8 Braves
PIONEER PHOTO: CONNER WILLIAMS - Junior Mollie Lewandowski pivots and takes a shot during the Cougars' 64-30 win over Arlington on Wednesday. Lewandowski had 11 points and ten rebounds on the night.
Jan 04, 2017

Cougar girls maul Honkers 64-30

by Conner Williams
Country Christian to begin league play Tuesday at Damascus Christian
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas guard Brianna Phiakhamngon sets up on defense as Southridge's McKelle Meek brings the ball up court during Wednesday's quarterfinals of the Nike Interstate Shootout.
Dec 29, 2016

No. 2 Cavaliers fall to top-ranked Southridge, 69-47

by Jim Beseda
Clackamas had few answers for the Skyhawks of Beaverton during Wednesday's quarterfinals of the Nike Interstate Shootout at Lake Oswego High School
REVIEW/NEWS PHOTO: JIM BESEDA - Clackamas' Hunter Coyle tries to drive past Beaverton's Hunter Sweet (12) and Carson Crawford (5) during the second half of Tuesday's opener at the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School in Hillsboro.
Dec 28, 2016

Defense lifts Clackamas past Beaverton in LSI opener

by Jim Beseda
The Cavaliers held the Beavers to 29.4 percent shooting and used a 13-6 run late in the third quarter to pull away for a 58-47 win in Tuesday's opening game of the Les Schwab Invitational at…
PMG PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Lake Oswego's Cole Mehaffey goes up to try and block a shot during his team's 75-50 loss to Garfield in the first round of the Les Schwab Invitational at Liberty High School on Tuesday.
Dec 28, 2016

Lake Oswego boys battle in 75-50 loss to powerful Garfield in…

by Miles Vance
The Lakers outscore the Bulldogs in the game's two middle quarters combined